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  • Once a small town staple, lotus lakes are disappearing

    At the foot of the Shakarparian Hills, the spot where Islamabad’s famous Lotus Lake once greeted visitors has long been replaced by a cemented structure...

    The lake, its pink and white flowers and its surrounding greenery were a pleasant sight in the capital, but the site has lost its natural beauty, and people who once might have stopped by for the view are now welcomed by bushes and piles of mud
  • F-8 football ground ‘disappearing’ as encroachers move in

    ISLAMABAD: While the Capital Development Authority (CDA) is censured by the superior judiciary for its failure to protect state land from encroachers, lawyers associated with the Islamabad Bar Association (IBA) seem all set to encroach upon a choice piece of land in Sector F-8...

    The plot in question was allocated for a football ground, but a portion of it has already been appropriated by lawyers who have built chambers there
  • Scouting activities disappearing from capital’s schools

    Once a major part of education, sports activities and scouting seem to be disappearing in the educational institutions of Islamabad...

    The Islamabad Boy Scout Association’s (IBSA) affiliation with the Pakistan Boy Scout Association was suspended for some years and restored last year, but due to shortage of funds, the association has been struggling to start scouting activities...

  • Chakwal’s cherished ‘flame of the forest’ disappearing

    CHAKWAL: The country’s sole pocket of flame of the forest, a tree species native to the tropical and subtropical regions of the subcontinent and Southeast Asia, is waning...

    Known locally as Chahchra or Dhaak, the tree’s botanical name is butea monosperma, and is one of Salt Range’s most fascinating features
  • Ponds in Gujar Khan villages disappearing fast

    GUJAR KHAN: An ancient pond near the Miana Mohra village of Gujar Khan has touched the lowest level due to the sweltering heat and diversion of water in the catchment areas...

    Ponds in the rural areas of Potohar were mostly carved out by the Hindus and Sikhs during the pre-partition era
  • China's Great Wall is disappearing: report

    BEIJING: Around 30 per cent of China's Ming-era Great Wall has disappeared over time as adverse natural conditions and reckless human activities ? including stealing the bricks to build houses ? erode the Unesco World Heritage site, state media reported...

    The Great Wall is not a single unbroken structure but stretches for thousands of kilometres in sections, from Shanhaiguan on the east coast to Jiayuguan in the windswept sands on the...
  • FIF’s disappearing app

    It is one of the few organisations in Pakistan with its own ‘Cyber Team’ of volunteers that manage the group’s activities online and on social media...

    However, after confirming that the app was no longer available for download, a member of the social media team said they would get in touch with Google today (Thursday) because they were busy with Pakistan Day activities...

  • White-rumped vultures disappearing faster than estimated

    ISLAMABAD: The white-rumped vulture is disappearing faster than conservationists can count, says a new study...

    The 40-page document, “National vulture conservation strategy and action plan” says in Pakistan the population of white-rumped vulture (WRV) declined by over 95pc since the mid-1990s...

  • Nature: The case of the disappearing lake

    In 1990, Pakistan Medical Association’s (PMA) Karachi branch organised its first round-the-lake marathon at the Haleji Lake in the Thatta district...

    The writer is the former secretary general of the Pakistan Medical AssociationPublished in Dawn, Sunday Magazine, January 15th, 2017...

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